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The Infront agency has secured a fresh five-season extension to its contract as the exclusive media and marketing partner of European club ice hockey competition the Champions Hockey League

The Infront agency has agreed a five-year extension to its contract with the Ski Association of Japan for the international media rights to all International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup events held…

The Infront agency has reached agreements with broadcasters across more than 60 territories for the 2019-20 season of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation’s (IBSF) World Cup, which gets u…

Anne Zhao, the managing director of the Chinese arm of the Infront agency, has resigned and is to be replaced by current deputy managing director Dana Song

Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF agreed a new multi-faceted deal with the Infront agency for rights to European Handball Federation, International Ice Hockey Federation and International Skating…

Wanda Sports Group, the owner of the Infront agency and Ironman business, among other interests in sport, has reported a third-quarter loss of €31.2

The Nigerian Television Authority, the nation’s public broadcaster, has acquired sublicensed rights to one English Premier League fixture per match week.

Youthstream, the owner of exclusive television, marketing and global promotional rights to the FIM Motocross World Championship, has detailed a number of broadcast deals for the series’ 2020 season.

International media rights to the Scottish Premiership will continue to be sold by Infront until the end of the 2024-25 season after the agency today announced a new five-year agreement with the Scottish…

Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF has fought off aggressive competition from commercial broadcaster Servus TV to seal a deal with the Infront agency for a host of major events operated by the International Ski Federation (Fis).

The Scottish Professional Football League has secured a strong minimum guarantee from Infront for international rights to Scottish league football. The deal is robust by historical standards, given that betting streaming rights were not included.

Infront has sealed a big increase in value for International Ice Hockey Federation rights across the Nordics, in a deal with the Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group that will help cover the increased costs of its own recently-signed global rights agreement.

Wanda Sports’ mass participation drive and its subsidiary Infront’s push for summer sports were the basis for their decision to push into athletics through a record 10-year agreement with the International Association of Athletics Federation, from 2020.

The Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group continues to pick up exclusive winter sports rights in the Nordics, agreeing a new deal until 2028 with the Infront agency for International Ice Hockey Federation…

Vietnamese state-run broadcaster VTV has acquired the media rights to the national team's 2022 Fifa World Cup away qualifier against Indonesia on October 15

The production division of the Infront agency has claimed a first through its role in the successful testing of a 5G-connected camera set-up at Sunday’s Berlin Marathon.

The Infront agency has signed a 10-year extension to its media and sponsorship rights sales agreement with the International Ice Hockey Federation

The International Association of Athletics Federation has signed a 10-year international media-rights agreement with the Infront agency, which includes the sale of international rights to the top-tier…

Pay-television broadcaster Arena Sport has acquired European Handball Federation club and national team events across the Balkan region in a new four-year deal

Italian digital terrestrial television broadcaster Sportitalia has acquired the rights to Scottish Premiership football

Ghanaian free-to-air broadcaster Max TV has acquired the rights to broadcast the English Premier League matches on free-to-air television during the 2019-20 season

European ice hockey tournament the Champions Hockey League is keen to secure exposure in both China and Russia and has praised the “huge reach” of 26 broadcast deals covering 63 territories as it heads int…

Subscription OTT operator DAZN has picked up pay-TV rights in Italy to the European Volleyball Confederation’s (CEV) men’s and women’s European Championships. T

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group announced on Thursday the acquisition of exclusive rights to International Skating Union events in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, adding to its growing portfolio…
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Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group’s sports unit has confirmed that it received a request for information last month from European regulators about the company’s contacts with a competitor as part of an …

Swiss-based agency Infront Sports has agreed a deal with Olympic governing body the International Olympic Committee to market free-to-air rights in Sub-Saharan African to every Olympic property until 2024

Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group has filed for a US initial public offering of its sports unit, which includes the Infront agency

The Infront agency has agreed a three-season deal with the English Premier League to market free-to-air rights across sub-Saharan Africa

Greek pay-television broadcaster Nova has picked up rights to both Germany’s DFB Pokal and Spain’s Copa Del Rey finals, which will take place this weekend.

Infront, the Zug-based sports marketing company, has launched a ‘digitally native’ direct-to-consumer operation to connect brands and sports rights-holders to fans around the world. iX.co

The Infront agency has secured exclusive media and marketing rights to the 2019 edition of the Audi Cup pre-season football tournament

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has acquired rights to a host of winter sports properties in the Nordics from the Infront agency, landing a blow to public-service broadcasters in the region

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has launched its new-look on-demand streaming platform ahead of the first World Triathlon Series event of the season in Abu Dhabi on Friday. TriathlonLive

The Infront agency has acquired Youthstream, the owner of exclusive television, marketing and global promotional rights to the International Motorcycling Federation’s (FIM) MXGP Motocross World Championship u…

The International Skating Union has today (Tuesday) appointed the Infront agency as its new global media rights partner for the next four seasons

The Infront agency has appointed Ingolfur Hannesson as an exclusive strategic advisor, with a focus on acquisitions and exploitation of winter sports media rights

Sports media executive Luigi De Siervo has been appointed as the new chief executive of Lega Serie A, which operates the top division of Italian football